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California Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   164, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-907, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Not the cleanest. Not sure when the room was last checked as some of it was dusty. But it suited our purposes as a place to sleep after to checking out Club NB. The bed was very comfortable. Could have done with some proper lighting, but it seems to be normal as I've seen in another hotel. The male receptionist... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I stayed here twice in April on a work visit. My South Korean hosts picked the hotel. It is conveniently located to the bus station across the street so that might have been the prime motivation for this location. The hotel was clean but small by American standards (typical of hotels at this price range in the region). My tub... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I came here visiting Korea with a friend. I was a little worried at first that it was far from the subway but it wasn't too bad (maybe 10 mins from Sinnonhyeon Station). It was also in a safe neighborhood (which was good because we were all girls) and on the main road. There was also plenty of night life... More 

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Shanghai, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Booked the room through booking.com for a cheap price. Overall it was quite ok and clean, there was a desktop in room which could be quite useful. Not close to subway or near any commercial center. No restaurant or fitness center in the hotel, and there wasn't anything that I should complain about.

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Manila, Philippines
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

It was our first trip to Seoul Korea and we had joined a budget tour. We had earlier been told by friends that seoul was an expensive city to live in and that their hotels had small rooms so we were not expecting much. The guide told us that we were getting an upgrade and that our room would be... More 

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singapore
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Book this hotel through agoda.com. Review in agoda is v good. But disappointed with the hotel. Room is clean but not in good condition. Kinda old. Hotel also far away from subway about 15mins walk. Breakfast not provided. Need to find your own breakfast elsewhere.

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Graz, Austria
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Is it normal to get a receipt by chekcing out the hotel? For the lady behind the reception desk was not. You have had to discussed with her for a long time to get it. And she was sooooo lazy but she can speak English... The room is in dark color, and you have to used to the staff who... More 

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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
38 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

After reading many reviews calling it a "love Hotel" I was a little worried about what it would be like. I was very happy with my stay, the rooms were very nice and clean, nicer then many other non- love hotels I've stayed it in Korea. The Hotel was also very near the subway which made it very easy to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Its a love hotel meant for couples on short term (couple of hours) stay in the morning till evening, mostly local people. Its quite secretly located and neatly placed at the junction and joining by another smaller hotel too.Found other tourists amazed with the hotel cleanliness and also proximity to food and transport. Nightclubs a plenty and its very busy... More 

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moscow
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

A love hotel. But clean with spacious room. Free internet. Staff is really helpful.

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Address: 164, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 135-907, South Korea
Location: South Korea > Seoul
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — California Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 67
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